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Shells - Maple, Birch and LauanShells - Maple, Birch and Lauan
Maple, Birch, and Lauan. Most drum shells are made of one of these woods, so we will compare them. Lauan is the softest of these woods and it is also the least attractive, which contributes to...
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Bass / Kick Tuning
Kick Drum Tuning Mike Radcliffe  The same basic drum tuning principles apply to bass drums as any other. You can tune it any way you want. To get a resonant sound, use the same...
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Shell Construction - Why Wood
Why are drum shells made of wood?   Got me? No really, there isn't a special reason, other than wood sounds nice. As in other musical instruments, wood just has the kind of characteristics...
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